Around Portarlington Way

Around Portarlington Way

Monster bingo, £5,000 in prize money, on Sunday July 2 in Mountrath Community School at 3p.m. Double book £15; Single book £10; Single Sheet £2. All welcome.

St Vincent de Paul (Dancing)

Dancing continues every Monday night in The Gandon Inn, from 9.30pm to 11.30pm in aid of Portarlington St V de Paul. July 3-Glen Flynn. Come along for a great night out. Admission €7. All welcome.

Get your dancing shoes on!

Portarlington St V de Paul Dance at the Gandon Inn

Are you tired, overweight, slow metabolism? Our mission is to “Get Port Community Healthy”. Join our social breakfast club. Text or call us before you pop in to Portarlington G.A.A. Centre (McCann Park). Mon. – Fri. 8am – 11am. Contact Bernie / John 086 2596618 or 085 1264778.

Laois Walks Festival Derryounce 12km three hour walk around the picturesque lakes. Meet at the Hawthorn Inn car park @ 2.30pm on Sunday July 9.

Gentle 5km Slí Portarlington Family Walk traversing Portarlington on Friday July 14. Meet at the community centre at 7.30pm. More details

Results for cash draw on June 17.

€10,000- Royston Byrne 4, Rosecourt Lawns
€3,000- Damien Carroll & Shauna O’Leary Whitefields.
€2,000-Brendan Lawless Patrick St.
€1,000- Hazel Walker Bracknagh.
€1,000-John Kenny Kilmalogue.
€500- Catherine Doyle Cloneygowan.
€500- Aisling O’Neill Whitefields.
Congratulation to all the winners. Next Draw September 16 2017.

Michael McEvoy, Manager of Portarlington Credit Union ltd presenting a cheque for €10,000 to Royston Bryne. Also in the photo is his son Charlie.

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Jack Mathews Patrick St who passed away on Saturday June 17. Jack was predeceased by his loving wife Hazel a number of years ago, and by his brother Ronnie just 6 months ago. He will be sadly missed by his son Gary, daughter Sandra, grandchildren Jean & Jamie, daughter in law Maeve, extended family & friends. Funeral Service took place in St Paul’s Church on Tuesday June 20, with burial after in the adjoining Graveyard. May Jack rest in peace.

Deepest Sympathy to the family of James (Shem) Coleman Kilcappa, Cloneygowan who passed away on Sunday June 18. Shem will be sadly missed by his loving sisters Maureen O’ Rourke (Killeigh), Chrissie Bennett (Main St Portarlington) & Dorrie Conroy (London), his nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours & friends. Requiem Mass took place on Wednesday June 21 in St Mary’s Church Raheen, with burial after in the adjoining Cemetery. May Shem rest in Peace.

Rest in Peace

Killenard – Friday July 7 @ 7.30pm. Portarlington – Friday July 14 @ 7.30pm. Emo New Cemetery – Friiday July 28 @ 7.30pm. Ballyadden Cemetery – Wednesday August 9 @ 7.30pm. Emo Old Cemetery – Tuesday August 15 @ 7.30pm.

This year marks the Centenary of St. Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. To mark this occasion, Bishop Denis Nulty will celebrate Mass in the Cemetery on Friday July 14 at 7.30pm.

Results for JUNE 13. Letters drawn: H- Z- J- W. No winner of Jackpot. Next draw on June 27. Jackpot €6,800.

Agony for Arlington!: Arlington AFC's 'B' side prior to their six-three loss away to Division 4A leaders Dynamo Town during the sides' midweek league clash

Your Arlington AFC news here.


Results for June 22. Numbers Drawn 1-25-29-32. No Jackpot Winner. Jackpot next week €6,,000.
Results sheets available locally. Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar, Pint O Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.

We are pleased to announce that from this Tuesday June 27 Portarlington GAA Club will take over the running of the weekly bingo in McCann Park. We would like to thank the Swimming Pool Committee to for all their hard work and commitment over the past 47 years of running the bingo. We look forward to many years of continued success with the weekly bingo in Portarlington and we welcome all loyal patrons and new patrons to McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm.

Congratulations to Bill Bolton, our Club President who recently celebrated his 90th Birthday.
Portarlington GAA 5K family Fun Run will take place on Saturday 15th July at 11am. Registration from 9.30am in the GAA centre. A.A.I registered. Adults €10-Children €5-Family €20.
The GAA Kelloggs Cul Camp will take place on July 3 to 7 in McCann Park. Booking details etc can be found at 

Portarlington's U-14's rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

Portarlington GAA News Photo Credit Portarlington GAA


Portarlington GAA registration for all players and members is now open for the 2017 season.
Results-Congratulations to our U12s who won the Shield at the Emmet McConville Memorial Tournament and also got to the 1/4 final of the Newry Mitchells Tournament recently.

Fixtures- Laois S. C Minor League Final Portarlington vs Ballyroan Abbey on June 30 at 19.30pm at a venue TBC. U12 Football Div 1 Portarlington vs Ballyroan Abbey on July 2 at 10.30am. U14 Football Championship Portarlington vs Ballyroan Abbey on July 3 at 18.30pm.

Does championship glory beckon for League winners Portarlington GAA?

League winners Portarlington GAA! Photo courtesy of Portarlington GAA.

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